Obituaries

Obituary notices.

ortiz 02Raquel Gutierrez Ortiz, age 87 of Bayard, NM entered into eternal rest on Monday, October 26, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born on August 10, 1933 in Zacatecas, Mexico to Manuel and Beatriz Gutierrez. Raquel was raised in Juarez, Mexico with her parents, three brothers and two sisters. At the age of 18, Raquel moved to Santa Rita, NM, where she met “El amor de su vida,” Cruz. They were married on July 23, 1953 in Las Cruces, NM. Raquel was known for her undeniable strength and compassion for the well-being of her family. She was of a giving nature and together with her husband wove a family of strength and unity. Family was Raquel’s greatest treasure.

perrault 01Raymond Richard Perrault left this world after 77 years on Friday October 23, 2020 surrounded by his loving wife and children. He was born to Alfred Oliver Perrault II and Esther Caballero Perrault on August 28, 1943 in Santa Rita, NM. Raymond grew up in Mimbres, New Mexico on the Perrault Cattle Ranch. He attended Cobre High School and went onto serve in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant. He then went onto attend Western New Mexico University to achieve two degrees. He was an Entrepreneur all his life and obtained very successful businesses.

Raquel Ortiz, 87, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Monday, October 26, 2020 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Walter Segars, 76, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Raymond Richard Perrault, 77, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Friday, October 23, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Thelma Lee Rogers, 88, a resident of Tyrone, NM now of Gilbert, AZ entered eternal rest Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Legacy Retirement in Mesa, AZ. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

freddieFreddie Ann Mrotzek Hawkins died July 1, 2020, in Santa Clarita, California, at her sister Lelia Mrotzek's home from breast cancer at the age of 84.

Freddie Ann was born March 15, 1936, in Silver City, New Mexico, to parents Frederick and Mary Long Mrotzek. She said that when her daddy realized he was having another girl, and no boy, he wanted to name her after him! Freddie felt like she was treated differently than her sisters, spending a lot of time with her daddy. She was the second daughter of five: Louise, Freddie Ann, Roberta, Kay, and Lelia. Freddie won a beauty contest in 1951 and was crowned Air Force Queen.

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Mary Lillie Naranjo Sandoval a resident of Silver City, New Mexico entered eternal life Friday, October 16, 2020. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. She was born April 10, 1927 in Middle Frisco, New Mexico. She was preceded by the death by her beloved husband George Sandoval. Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, god mother, sister, aunt, and friend.  Those left to mourn her passing include four sons, George Jr., Edward, William (Bill) and Michael Sandoval. Three sisters Clorinda Rael, Lisa Tressler, Julia McNutt and one brother Malco Naranjo. Other survivors include seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Lillie was a loving and caring mother who welcomed everybody.

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